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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots backing to southerly 5 to 15 this morning then increasing to south 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning.

Showers Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 03 August 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 3 August 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 3 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by early
morning.

A stalled front over Haida Gwaii will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters today and Wednesday.

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